Audition Requirements for the Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music Major
Please be advised that regional and self-prepared auditions are not permitted for applicants to the MM and DMA programs in Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music. Applicants must audition in person at the Eastman School in Rochester, NY.
2017-18 Audition Dates:
Friday, February 9
Friday, February 16
Friday, February 23
Audition repertoire requirements:
All applicants must submit their repertoire selections within the Eastman School of Music online application in order to be scheduled for an audition.
1. Two complete instrumental sonatas, selected from the Repertoire List, Group A, and performed with music. Accompanying Audition Repertoire List
2. Five songs from contrasting stylistic periods, representing at least three languages, selected from the Repertoire List, Group B, prepared in the indicated key, and performed with music. Accompanying Audition Repertoire List
3. One aria from the Repertoire List, Group C. Accompanying Audition Repertoire List
5. One memorized piano solo.
Please note: All Accompanying Degree applicants are automatically considered for a Graduate Award in Studio Accompanying based on their primary audition.
Appropriate collaborative artists, both singer and instrumentalists, will be provided by the school. Repertoire changes cannot be accommodated; therefore, please make your repertoire selections carefully.